The Federation Internationale De L’Automobile (FIA)
The FIA is the governing body for world motor sport and the federation of the world’s leading motoring organisations. Founded in 1904, with headquarters in Paris, the Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA) is a non-profit making association. It brings together 245 national motoring and sporting organisations from 143 countries on five continents. Its member clubs represent millions of motorists and their families.
MotorSport NZ has been a member since 1956. Initially membership was through the RAC who were the controlling body for motorsport in the British Commonwealth, direct membership followed on the dismantling of the British Commonwealth in the early 1970’s.
The President of the FIA is Mr Jean Todt and the Secretary-General is Mr Jean-Louis Valentin.